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Member's Hunt: Best Friends Elk Hunt

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Steve Tracy of Buena Vista, Tenn.

How to Unlock Overlooked Elk Country

Thanks to changes in elk behavior due to land use, development, human encroachment and more, the elk we hunt today do not behave as the species did in our granddaddies’ days. Here’s how to zero in on modern habitat where elk seek refuge, and how to hunt it.

Inaugural Virginia Elk Hunt Generates More Than $600,000 in Conservation Funding

Hunters supporting Virginia’s first-ever managed elk hunt scheduled to take place October 8-14, generated more than $606,000 to bolster wildlife and management projects within the state’s elk-management zone.

How to Stalk Bull Elk in Seemingly Inaccessible Terrain

The bulls we seek increasingly reside in nosebleed seats deemed inaccessible or so low and surrounded by development we just can’t imagine ways to stalk them. Here’s how to hunt them in either locale.

Member's Hunt: Last Hunt

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Paul Gray of Las Vegas, New Mexico. 

Why You Should Hunt Low-Odds Elk Units

Don’t ignore elk locales that offer low odds of success. You’ll find the hunting pressure in them is nil, and when you do find elk, you can usually kill them.

Hunting Antlerless Elk on Public Land: Why and How

Contributor Aram von Benedikt dives into the why and how of public-land antlerless elk hunting—a more-accessible, yet similarly rewarding sister activity to pursuing backcountry bulls.

Member's Hunt: The Bear Tag

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Rick Orchard of Ellsinore, Missouri.

Member's Hunt: The Last Elk Hunt, Maybe

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Eric Pettine of Windsor, Colorado.

10 Reasons Why You Will Fail to Kill a Bull Elk This Season

Success rates in general elk units hover in the teens. Such a dismal success rate may be disheartening, but committing any number of cardinal sins can feel even worse. Here’s what not to do to tag a bull this fall.

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